The topic of feminism has been around for a long time and one of the major questions that have arouse is the question on whether or not feminism should be taught in school. In order to answer this question, it is important to first understand what Feminism is. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Feminism is “ the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” (1). I believe that feminism can be taught in school, with an exception.
Holland was invisible, like all the greatest things. Nobody can see the air they breathe, but it is the greatest need, for without the air the human race will cease-but the world shall continue still. How selfish it is to assume the end of the world because the humans are not there. How self centered.
I grew up with an older brother. He is a little under three years older than I am. We grew up doing pretty much the same things. We both had friends that we enjoyed hanging out with, we had extracurricular activities after school, and we both enjoyed having our own freedoms. I always knew we were treated differently by our parents, but I didn’t realize how until I had grown up a little more. Read the rest of this entry »
“Why is she wearing that?”, “That is so inappropriate!”, “She looks like a slut!”, “Why is she dressed like a guy?”, “What is he wearing?”, “He looks like a girl!”, “That is so gay!”. As a girl, I hear so many remarks on the way someone dresses themselves, men and women. We all are either criticized or we jump in to criticize others for the way they have dressed themselves. Read the rest of this entry »
The sun poured yellow god’s rays past the slightly perturbed curtains. The prospect of another lecture on the evermore esoteric facets of chemistry no longer excited the youth’s mind as it had before. Perhaps that was a result of internal ennui of the intellect or chemical imbalance in the young man’s developing mind, not even one as thusly enlightened as the student of chemistry, who was now managing to lift the cataclysmic weight of his night covers, could fruitfully ponder. It was a curious thing, the young man thought, looking down at his own, nearly naked body, how the body transformed from the pitiful form of a child into the mechanical artwork of the grown body. Such things had been on the youth’s mind frequently. as the date neared the inspiring prospect of the upcoming Rite of Maturity, which he and his peers had now reached the pertinent age. Read the rest of this entry »
Feminist issues can be found everywhere and they only way to solve them is to take the knowledge of the past and fix the future. Men have always been taught that they were the more dominant sex, so this belief has lived inside young children’s minds all their life. So when people grow up, they might not recognize the feminist issues. This can be improved though teaching young kids about feminist issues. Although most people can be considered feminist, there are two types of feminist. Equality for everyone, both men and women, is something that is going to be hard to reach. However, if we as a society start to understand and solve feminist issues, we as a society can move closer to equality.